Thursday, 27 February 2020

Tag Archives: #metoo movement

Bollywood #MeToo accused back at work

BOLLYWOOD: A year after Bollywood followed Hollywood by naming male predators accused of sexual harassment, many women say they have suffered while alleged perpetrators are back in the limelight. In the US, #MeToo triggered the downfall of powerbrokers including Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, and Brett Ratner. Victims were hailed as ...

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Rose McGowan sues Harvey Weinstein

HOLLYWOOD actress Rose McGowan filed a federal lawsuit alleging that Harvey Weinstein and two of his former attorneys engaged in racketeering to silence her and derail her career before she accused him of rape. The suit filed in Los Angeles names as defendants Weinstein, attorneys David Boies and Lisa Bloom ...

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Filmmaker Jami shares harrowing rape ordeal on Twitter thread

LOLLYWOOD: Pakistani Filmmaker Jami came out as a rape victim on the social networking platform Twitter. Voicing his support for #MeToo amid claims that the campaign is being misused, in a series of tweets Jami shared his horrific experience that occurred 13 years ago. “Why I am so strongly supporting ...

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We shouldn’t be unfair to those accused of harassment: Ajay Devgn

BOLLYWOOD: Ajay Devgn had been vocal about lending his support to women who face harassment in the industry. But his recent statement has us confused. In a recent interview with Filmfare, the Golmaal actor shed some light on what he thinks of the #MeToo movement and working with an accused harasser. He stated, ...

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‘It’s shocking’: Madhuri on Alok Nath

BOLLYWOOD: Madhuri Dixit says she was shocked to read names of Alok Nath and filmmaker Soumik Sen, people she has previously worked with, in the #MeToo movement as she was not privy to this side of their personalities. In the #MeToo movement, which hit Bollywood in August last year, Nath ...

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Rani Mukerji gets slammed for controversial take on #MeToo

BOLLYWOOD actress Rani Mukerji is under hot waters after her controversial stance on the #MeToo movement was met with immense censure by internet users. Speaking at a roundtable discussion moderated by film critic Rajeev Masand that featured some top-of-the-line actresses including Deepika Padukone, Anushka Sharma and Alia Bhatt, the ‘Hichki’ ...

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Yo Yo Honey Singh, new single Makhna

BOLLYWOOD: Let me start this piece by stating the obvious. Honey Singh, we are about to enter 2019, and your latest song Makhna has taken us 10 years back. We all know that Yo Yo Honey Singh is known for songs that objectify women, case in point is Blue Eyes. ...

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Aditi Rao Hydari shares her #MeToo ordeal

BOLLYWOOD: After months of the beginning of the #MeToo movement in India, Bollywood actress Aditi Rao Hydari has spoken up about her own experience. The Padmaavat actress revealed that she lost work for months after refusing to succumb to the situation. On Friday, Aditi Rao Hydari was speaking at the ...

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Miss Philippines wins 2018 Miss Universe crown

BANGKOK: Miss Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Monday in Bangkok after a trailblazing ceremony praised for featuring its first transgender candidate but marred by gaffes about the English-speaking ability of two Asian contestants. Catriona Gray, 24, finished first ahead of the South African and Venezuelan finalists in the glittering ...

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Kate Sharma withdraws sexual harassment case against Subhash Ghai

BOLLYWOOD: Model and actress Kate Sharma, who joined the #MeToo movement and accused filmmaker Subhash Ghai of sexually harassing her, has withdrawn her case. The actress took the complaint back four days ago by sending a note to the DN Nagar Police station, as per a Mid Day report. Kate ...

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